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+31 20 620 8601
info@czar.nl

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Danzigerbocht 45 - G
1013 AM Amsterdam

We are lovers of the magic, committed to the story.  

Founded in 1990 Czar – Amsterdam is an award-winning production house that creates content ranging from commercials, music videos, fashion films, or any other form of media that demands high-quality production.

Our family consists of extremely talented directors and producers – from the young and curious to the established and seasoned – focused on creating films that represent the audience they are made for. 

We are storytellers through and through; constantly adapting to the times without losing the signature Czar touch to everything we create. 

 

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Press

 

Awards

  • Cannes Palme d’Or for the best production company in the world
  • Cannes Lions, Grand Prix, Gold, Silver & Bronze: Martin de Thurah, Under Armour (Produced via Epoch Films)
  • Cannes Lions, Gold & Silver: Jeppe Rønde, DNA Journey
  • Cannes Lions, Silver & Bronze: Bart Timmer, Laughing Horses
  • Cannes Lions, Silver: Bart Timmer, Canal Digital
  • Cannes Lions, Silver: Bart Timmer, Housewarming
  • Cannes Lions, Silver: Joe van Houtteghem, Swimming Pool
  • Cannes Lions, Young Director Award: Andrea Jade Colomb, Visit Iceland
  • Cannes Lions, Young Director Award: Jonathan Elbers, Mini beam
  • Cannes Lions, Young Director Award: Jelmar Hufen, Femme-0-matic
  • Cannes Lions, Young Director Award: Judith Veenendaal, Osu
  • Cannes Lions, Young Director Award: Sanne Vogel, Earcatch
  • Cannes Lions, Young Director Award: Emilie Thalund, Period
  • Cannes Corporate: Boris Booij, Sunglasses and Naturals
  • Cannes Corporate: Bear Damen, Tell Me
  • D&AD Awards, Yellow & Wood Pencil: Martin Werner, Open your Eyes
  • D&AD Awards, Wood Pencil: Martin de Thurah, The Baptism
  • D&AD Awards, Yellow & Wood Pencil: Adam Hashemi, Branded Short Film
  • Ciclope Awards, Director of the Year, Martin de Thurah
  • Ciclope Awards, Grand Prix: Martin de Thurah, The Baptism
  • Ciclope Awards, Gold & Silver: Martin de Thurah, The King
  • Ciclope Awards, Silver: Koen Mortier, Gymnast
  • Eurobest Gold & Bronze: Bart Timmer, Laughing Horses
  • Eurobest, Silver & Bronze: Joe VanHoutteghem, Ice Skaters
  • Eurobest, Silver: Willem Gerritsen, Darth Vader
  • Eurobest, Silver: Lieven van Baelen, Built to Thrill
  • Eurobest, Bronze: Joe VanHoutteghem, Independence
  • Eurobest, Grand Prix & Bronze: Koen Mortier, Push to add drama
  • Epica Awards, Gold & Silver: Bart Timmer, Laughing Horses
  • Epica Awards, Gold: Bart Timmer, Housewarming
  • Epica Awards, Silver: Igor Borghi
  • Epica Awards, Bronze: Willem Gerritsen, Liquid Mountaineering
  • Gouden Loeki, The best Dutch commercial of all times: Rogier van der Ploeg, Elephant
  • Gouden Loeki, The best Dutch commercial of 2018: Martin Werner, Frekkel
  • ADCN, Gold: Bart Timmer, How deep is your dip and Mannenweken
  • ADCN, Silver: Bart Timmer, Laughing Horses and Housewarming
  • ADCN, Silver: Bart Timmer, EK Inhaker
  • ADCN, Silver: Willem Gerritsen, Darth Vader
  • ADCN, Bronze: Michael Middelkoop, Knalplanga
  • ADCN, Members Lamp, Martin Werner, Frekkel
  • Berlin Film Fashion Festival, Gold & Silver: Martin Werner, Made from cool
  • Clio Awards, Bronze: Bart Timmer, Emma
  • Creative Circle, Gold: Judith Veenendaal, Best Up and Coming Female Commercial Director 2019
  • Effie Awards, Golden: Rogier van der Ploeg, Stoplight and Elephant
  • Effie Awards, Bronze: Marleen Jonkman, Saturday
  • Nederlands Film Festival, Gouden Kalf: Giancarlo Sanchez, Horizon
  • Nederlands Film Festival, Gouden Kalf: Max Porcelijn, Plan C
  • Cyber Lions, Bronze: Willem Gerritsen, Liquid Mountaineering
  • Indonesian Pinasthika Awards, Silver: Floris Kingma, Tokobagus
  • Spotlight Festival, Gold: Bart Timmer, Metalheads
  • Shots Awards, Director of the year 2014: Bart Timmer
  • Strasbourg Film Festival, Best European Short Film: Floris Kingma
  • AdFormatie, Best Dutch Commercial Directors of 2017: Bart Timmer
  • AdFormatie, Best Dutch Commercial Talents of 2017: Bear Damen, Judith Veenendaal and Kay Lindhout